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Rodent Control – Horse Herald

December 1, 2020

Rodent Control Rodents can cause a lot of damage to feed and tack rooms, plus they can put your horses health in jeopardy. Learn how to control rodents in this months edition of the Horse Herald. Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Animals, Farm, FL., Horse Health, Horse Herald, Horse Management, Horses, Livestock, NFLAG

Coral Ardisia – Wild Weeds

December 1, 2020

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Coral Ardisia Ardisia crenata Coral Ardisia is a small, upright shrub that was used extensively in the ornamental landscape industry. The dark glossy leaves and bright red berries are attractive, but also extremely ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FL., Forestry, Landscaping, Natural Resources, NFLAG, Plants, Species Spotlight, Weeds, Wild Weeds
potted plants at one Martin County nursery sit in flood waters from Tropical Storm Eta

Martin County Producers and Tropical Storm Eta

November 18, 2020

Farmers, ranchers, nursery growers, and other agribusinesses face difficult challenges in keeping their operations profitable, especially through hazardous weather events. UF/IFAS Extension offers resources for agribusinesses in reporting damage, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Flood, Martin County, Tropical Storm Eta, UF IFAS Extension

Decision-support tool using HiPerGator may help manage devastating avocado disease

November 18, 2020

UF/IFAS researchers are working on a decision-support app to help policy makers and growers decide the best regional treatment options for laurel wilt disease, which is challenging Florida’s $35 million-a-year avocado crop. Laurel wilt ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Avocado, Decision-support Tool, Disease, Disease Transmission, HiPerGator, Horticultural Sciences, Jonathan Crane, Karen Garrett, Laurel Wilt, Plant Pathology, Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Tropical Research And Education Center
green lawn

Brown Patch: A Cool Weather Lawn Fungus

November 4, 2020

There are many reasons why warm season lawns in Central Florida may have dead or dying areas. These problem areas can result from not only insect or disease pressure, but also from cultural problems including irrigation, fertilization or mowing ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brown Spots, Brown Spots In Lawn, Dead Spots, Dead Spots In Lawn, Dead Spots In Turf, Fungus In Lawn, Lawn Dying, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County
hydroponic lettuces in growing tray

Bring Home Hydroponics for the Holidays!

November 3, 2020

Interested in growing your own? Need a gift for the green thumb? Give the gift that keeps on giving, or harvest your own homegrown hydroponic lettuce for your holiday meal! Join UF/IFAS Extension to learn about options for growing food in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Cflandscapes, Grow Your Own, Holiday, Holiday Shopping, Homegrown, Hwooten, Hydro, Hydroponics, Kratky, Kratky Method, Lettuce, Noncirculating, Set It And Forget It, Urban Ag, Urban Agriculture, Water

Topic Tuesday: Two-Spotted Spider Mite

November 2, 2020

It finally feels like fall with cool temperatures moving into North Florida last week! Cool temperatures mean we can start planting crops that require cooler temperatures and shorter days to grow. Not many people know this, but strawberries ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Horticulture, Strawberry, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, Two-spotted Spider Mite

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